separates folks that are too poor to afford a place to live from every other member of society. have it increases hate crime. we have to remember, who is homeless? disproportionately people of color, people that are disabled , people that are members of the queer community and people subject to all kinds of repression. we can say this is anything but anti-thomas. -- anti-homeless. who else is sleeping in public places? everything is covered by state law, so why have this legislation? if for no other reason than political gang. thank you. -- gain. thank you.